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Cheek by Jowl screens Measure for Measure online

The Russian-language production plays the Barbican in April

A scene from Measure for Measure
A scene from Measure for Measure
© Johan Persson

Cheek by Jowl's Russian-language production of Measure for Measure will be screened online on 22 April 2015.

The production, which will be streamed via the Cheek by Jowl and Telegraph websites, is directed by Declan Donnellan and runs at the Barbican from 15 to 25 April 2015 following its international tour.

The Russian ensemble features Alexander Arsentyev, Alexander Feklistov, Anna Khalilulina, Nicholay Kislichenko, Andrei Kuzichev, Anastasia Lebedeva, Sergei Lanbamin, Ivan Litvinenko, Alexander Matrosov, Elmira Mirel, Alexey Rakhmanov, Yury Rumyantsev, Peter Rykov and Igor Teplov.

Donnellan and designer Nick Ormerod founded Cheek by Jowl in 1981. The company stages productions in Russian, French and English.

Measure for Measure visits Oxford Playhouse from 28 April to 2 May.